Recreational boating is widely available to Floridians and
tourists both in fresh and saltwater. In a state as populous
as Florida that also has so many tourists visiting to enjoy our
resources, maintaining safe and sustainable boating opportunities
must be a shared responsibility. As a boater, we encourage
you to abide by and encourage the following conservation
Take a boating safety course.
Never Litter and when possible remove any litter that you
Consult tide and navigation charts to ensure you have adequate
clearance and avoid shallow waters that your boat motor will stir
Don't power through rooted aquatic vegetation, it is a vital
portion of our fisheries habitat. Be aware of your wake and
it's impact along the shore, on other boaters and on man-made
- Report violations.